• Slow Roll Week 17: Luke Easter Park

    Zelma Watson George Roller Skating Facility

    Here you go folks - week 17 of the Slow Roll Cleveland season! Let's ride for a Happy Monday! LeAnn Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/505631053337438/ We'll be heading out to a completely new starting location for us this coming Monday -- Luke Easter Park in Mt. Pleasant on the city's east side. September's almost halfway through and we're deep into the latter part of our schedule, so come out for this one if you can. Formerly known as Woodland Hills park and named (since 1980) in honor of Euclid-born Cleveland Indians (and Negro Leagues) legend Luke Easter, the park is one of Cleveland's hidden treasures, housing a vast expanse of green lawns and an impressive list of facilities, including a roller skating rink, swimming pool, baseball diamonds, playgrounds, running tracks and basketball courts. We'll start near the Zelma Watson George Roller Skating Facilty, which features a large parking lot. As usual, the ride begins at 7 PM, and we gather at 6:30. Lights are required for Slow Rolls this late in the summer, as most of the second half of the ride will take place in near or complete darkness, so riders are encouraged to light up their bikes and be seen. And your weekly tire pressure reminder: _please_ check the air in your tires before you leave for the ride. We have pumps, but we can only handle so many people at once, and this has led to situations where we're frantically trying to get air into everyone's tires as the ride begins to pull away. Time: Meetup at 6:30 Ride starts off at 7:00 Distance: 8-10 Miles Pace: Slow to Moderate Information about Slow Roll Cleveland Video with one of Slow Roll Cleveland main organizers, Frank Jones, Cleveland Flats ride, summer 2018 - http://www.cleweekend.com/slow-roll-cleveland-explores-the-public-and-hidden-paths-of-the-city/ Another Video showing Slow Roll Cleveland ride - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn178IfmY-M Information about Slow Roll Cleveland - https://www.downtowncleveland.com/events/slow-roll-cleveland Slow Roll Cleveland is a separate entity from any of the other partner or hosted rides we might add here in Spin Offs. They are a well organized group of non-competitive social riders throughout Cleveland, family friendly, and rides are free. Please join in when you can. I can vouch it is a lot of fun! Happy Monday!! LeAnn Please note that this is not a Spin Off ride - we post it here for information purposes. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • Bike & Hike Morning Ride- 22 miles

    Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health & Wellness Center, Stow

    Trailhead: Akron General Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Rd., Stow. Get off Route 8 at Steels Corner Road. Make a left to Allen Road at the stop light then a right into the parking lot. Park in back near the trail. Trail: Bike & Hike. (paved) Rating: Intermediate. Ride type: Out and back. Distance: 22 miles. We head north on the Bike & Hike and turn around at SR 82. Option: We can go to Alexander Rd. for a longer ride. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • The Emerald Necklace - 46 miles

    Aukerman Park

    This is labled as an advacnced ride but you can turn around at any point and ride back on your own Let’s meet in the Aukerman Park parking lot off York Rd and take a beautiful morning ride through the Emerald Necklace toward Rocky River. Our turnaround point will be the Scenic Park in Lakewood about 23 miles out. We can enjoy lunch at the Emerald Necklace Cafe at the marina before turning our bikes back toward North Royalton. https://www.clevelandmpdfetroparks.com/getmedia/0c6bb2a2-5cea-4934-86af-96257334e0d0/Emerald-Necklace-Marina-Menu.pdf.ashx?ext=. We will be riding the asphalt multi-purpose trail which follows Valley Parkway through several MetroParks. This route involves some rolling hills and many curves. The ride is rated intermediate due to the length and hills. Please bring water, any snacks needed, and money for lunch. This is an out and back ride so you can turnaround wherever you want, just please let the ride leader know if you don’t stay with the group. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

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  • NEO Tour de Cure - JOIN THE TEAM !!!

    Public Square

    JOIN THE TEAM!!! ☺ 12, 30, or 62 miles. Many of you know that I ride to STOP Diabetes. That is, I pedal to fund-raise for the American Diabetes Association (ADA). I do that by pedaling longer, solo rides, like this year's "Pedaling Route 66 to the Great Lakes". But I also volunteer for the NEO chapter of ADA, sitting on the planning committee as route designer. And I ride in the one day event, Tour de Cure. So I have formed a Spinoffs team to ride in the Tour de Cure! If you're interested in joining the team (PLEASE DO!), you can sign up for this spinoffs ride, but you must also sign up on the TEAM SPINOFFS page on the ADA site. (http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?team_id=751169&pg=team&fr_id=12906) The routes should be absolutely great this year. (Of COURSE! Because I designed them! ☺) All routes are out-and-backs and start at CLE Public Square. The metric century heads west along the lake to Mentor Headlands Beach State Park and then returns. The 12 and 30 mile rides follow the same route with different turnaround rest stops. The minimum to raise is $200, which is about the lowest of the charity rides and very easy to do. Just send an email to every one of your contacts. You'll raise $200 easily!!! So what say? If you're interested, sign up for this spinoffs ride. If we get at least a few, I'll set up the team and post the registration info here. Here are Event Details from the registration page. ======================================================================= RIDE! RUN! WALK! (OK, WE RIDE!!! ☺) September 14, 2019 * Cleveland Public Square Many Roads. One Purpose. Choose your distance and know that every mile helps make a difference. Whether you choose to ride your bike or walk, all the roads we take lead to the same destination to fundraise for a cure. Check-In and Start Times: All participants must check-in at the registration tent upon arrival. Please review the route details below to confirm route check-in and start time. Plan your arrival accordingly to give yourself enough time to check-in, have something to eat, stretch, and line-up. Living Red Participants (participants with diabetes) should make their way to the front of the start line to lead each route off. Coffee, breakfast/snacks, and water will be available in the morning. Registration Fees: Walkers: Free Riders: $15: May 16- July 15 $20: July 16- August 31 $25: September 1-13 $35: September 14 (Event Day) Routes: 12 Mile Ride: Check-in: 8:30 am Start: 9:30 am Close: 11:30 am 30 Mile Ride: Check-in: 8:00 am Start: 9:00 am Close: 1:00 pm 62 Mile Ride: Check-in: 7:30 am Start: 8:15 am Close: 3:00 pm BRING WITH: Helmet: You can’t ride without a helmet, so don’t forget yours! Cell Phone: We encourage participants to have their cell phone in case they need to call our Command Center or in case of an emergency. Weather Appropriate Clothing: We ride and walk rain or shine, be sure to pack clothes for any weather we might get. Medical Supplies: We will have basic first aid supplies on-site, but we ask all participants and spectators to bring any medical supplies they may need throughout the day (medications, meter/supplies, EpiPen, etc.). License/ID and Insurance Cards: Just in case, these come in handy in emergencies. Water Bottle: Stay hydrated during your walk or ride, our rest stops will have water stations available. Patch Kit: For minor incidents, you can patch up your tires. Mechanics can help with this if needed. Safety: For participants safety, all bib numbers have a tracking feature and are unique to each participant. This is not for timing purposes, but for safety. Please wear your bib number on your front. For cyclists, please adhere to these safety rules: Wear your helmet Obey traffic laws Use hand signals to indicate turns and stops Ride single file Pass on the left Use your voice to alert other riders No phone calls Get out of the way when stopping

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  • Moonlight Ride on Towpath Hosted by Blimp City Bike

    Blimp City Bike & Hike

    Night ride led by Blimp City as the host on the Towpath The ride will start from behind the Blimp City Bike Shop. There is plenty of parking there Helmets, headlights, and taillights are strongly recommended Rides are weather dependent please call Blimp City to confirm ride if rain is in the forecast By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

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  • Resheduling- Friday's (Steels Corner) To Young Rd

    We'll ride from Fridays on Steels Corner out to Young Rd depending on daylight maybe on to Hudson Judson This ride is labeled more intermediate / advance. Helmets and lights required We will travel approximately 12-15 mph. No pace lines here, but we know people like to ride at different speeds. We sometimes break into two or three groups of riders traveling at the pace they enjoy. However, we start together, end together, and stop occasionally to regroup. Our philosophy is "No cyclist left behind". We designate one of the group organizers to ride "sweeper" in case a newer rider has trouble keeping up or anyone has mechanical difficulties. We encourage you to join us on this and other rides, matching the ride difficulty and distance with your ability. Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a properly fitted bicycle helmet reduces the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent and the risk of brain injury by as much as 88 percent. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoffs are open for public participation, but Spinoffs DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoffs accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoffs By accepting this RSVP and attending this meetup, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, https://www.meetup.com/spinoffs/pages/22837898/Release_and_Waiver_of_Liability/.

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  • Friday's (Steels Corner) To Young Rd

    TGI Fridays

    We'll ride from Fridays on Steels Corner out to Young Rd depending on daylight maybe on to Hudson Judson This ride is labeled more intermediate / advance. Helmets and lights required We will travel approximately 12-15 mph. No pace lines here, but we know people like to ride at different speeds. We sometimes break into two or three groups of riders traveling at the pace they enjoy. However, we start together, end together, and stop occasionally to regroup. Our philosophy is "No cyclist left behind". We designate one of the group organizers to ride "sweeper" in case a newer rider has trouble keeping up or anyone has mechanical difficulties. We encourage you to join us on this and other rides, matching the ride difficulty and distance with your ability. Helmets are required for all Spinoff rides. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a properly fitted bicycle helmet reduces the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent and the risk of brain injury by as much as 88 percent. DISCLAIMER: You understand that bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. Rides under the banner of Spinoffs are open for public participation, but Spinoffs DO NOT assume any liability for your participation. In no event, shall Spinoffs accept any liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by use of, or reliance, on information on this website, or from participating in group rides with the Spinoffs By accepting this RSVP and attending this meetup, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, https://www.meetup.com/spinoffs/pages/22837898/Release_and_Waiver_of_Liability/.

  • Towpath Morning Ride- 21 miles

    1550 Boston Mills Rd

    Trailhead: Boston Store Visitor Center, 1550 Boston Mills Rd., Peninsula (GPS may want Boston Township) Trail: Towpath (crushed limestone) Rating: Beginner. Ride type: Out and back. Distance: 21 miles. We head north on the Towpath and turn around at Lock 39 (Rockside Road). By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

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  • Slow Roll Week 16: Slavic Village

    5033 Broadway Ave

    Here you go folks - week 16 of the Slow Roll Cleveland season! Let's check out the Velodrome in Slavic Village for a Happy Monday! LeAnn Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/228837468069434/ We're back after a week off, and here for the next five Mondays as we head into the homestretch of the 2019 Slow Roll season. Join us this Monday as we return to Slavic Village and the Cleveland Velodrome; our SV rides are always an adventure and a learning experience, so let's ride together and explore a fascinating and often overlooked corner of our city. As always we ride at 7 PM, and ask you that gather starting at 6:30 PM. Pre-ride bike checks will be provided by Slow Roll's Support and Gear team this week, with support from Beat Cycles and Two One Fix Bicycle. We have seven rides remaining this season, so if you've wanted to join us but haven't found the right time to do it, it's a perfect time to get involved. We're also looking to add new volunteers to our ever-growing squad corps, so if you'd like to wear the yellow and help us lead the rides, let a squad member know this coming Monday, or contact us through our FB page or slowrollcleveland.com. Time: Meetup at 6:30 Ride starts off at 7:00 Distance: 8-10 Miles Pace: Slow to Moderate Information about Slow Roll Cleveland Video with one of Slow Roll Cleveland main organizers, Frank Jones, Cleveland Flats ride, summer 2018 - http://www.cleweekend.com/slow-roll-cleveland-explores-the-public-and-hidden-paths-of-the-city/ Another Video showing Slow Roll Cleveland ride - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn178IfmY-M Information about Slow Roll Cleveland - https://www.downtowncleveland.com/events/slow-roll-cleveland Slow Roll Cleveland is a separate entity from any of the other partner or hosted rides we might add here in Spin Offs. They are a well organized group of non-competitive social riders throughout Cleveland, family friendly, and rides are free. Please join in when you can. I can vouch it is a lot of fun! Happy Monday!! LeAnn Please note that this is not a Spin Off ride - we post it here for information purposes. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I acknowledge that I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

  • Bike & Hike Morning Ride - 20 miles

    John Brown Tannery Park

    Trailhead: Tannery Park, 100 Stow St., Kent Trail: Portage Hike & Bike and Freedom Trail. (paved) Rating: Intermediate Ride type: Out and back. Distance: 20 miles. We will ride on the southern leg of the Portage Bike and Hike and connect to the Freedom Trail at the Middlebury trailhead. The Portage Bike and Hike and the Freedom Trail are paved and fairly flat with one large hill on Middlebury. We will explore the end of the Freedom Trail in Akron. By accepting this Spin-off Cyclists Bicycle Club event’s RSVP and attending this event, I have read and voluntarily agree to the RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT AND RELEASE.

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